MULTNOMAH ATHLETIC FOUNDATION INC

Mission

The Multnomah Athletic Foundation exists to provide confidence and character building opportunities with an emphasis on athletic participation for youth. We believe athletics can help youth reach their full potential. We believe in achievement through athletics.

The Foundation provides financial resources through:
• Grants to nonprofit organizations offering programs and services in the Portland metropolitan area, with particular focus on underserved communities.
• Post-secondary scholarships based on students' academic performance, athletic participation and financial need for students to attend the two or four-year educational institution of their choice.

Ruling year info

1994

Executive Director

Lisa Bendt

Main address

1849 SW Salmon St

Portland, OR 97205 USA

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EIN

93-1014651

NTEE code info

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (N12)

IRS filing requirement

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Programs and results

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Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Scholarships

We believe…
There is a unique opportunity through our scholarships to make a significant difference in a student’s ability to attend college and succeed despite financial need. Our scholarship recipients should reflect the diversity of Multnomah, Washington and Clackamas counties. There is social, emotional and physical value in athletic participation. We define athletic participation broadly to include individual athletes, team sports, club sports and all abilities athletes. In supporting high achieving individuals with demonstrated ability to succeed in higher education. That volunteerism and community connectivity are critically important aspects of student development.

Population(s) Served
Adolescents

We believe we have an opportunity to make an impact on a nonprofit organization’s ability to foster or enhance athletic participation. We believe that our community grant partners outreach should reflect the diversity of Multnomah, Washington and Clackamas counties. We believe that there is social, emotional and physical value in athletic participation. We provide each individual an opportunity to experience the value of team, dedication and participation through athletics. We embrace our opportunity to lead by harnessing our collective resources and passion. We are a catalyst connecting people and resources for the benefit of our communities. We give highest priority to investing in partners who provide opportunities to neighborhoods and populations with limited access and resources.

Population(s) Served
Children and youth

Where we work

Financials

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MULTNOMAH ATHLETIC FOUNDATION INC

Board of directors
as of 2/2/2022
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board co-chair

Scott Dougherty

Community Volunteer

Term: 2020 - 2022


Board co-chair

Sarah Burczak

Community Volunteer

Term: 2021 - 2022

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Yes

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 02/02/2022

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Female, Not transgender (cisgender)
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person with a disability

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

 

Sexual orientation

Disability

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Equity strategies

Last updated: 02/02/2022

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Data
  • We ask team members to identify racial disparities in their programs and / or portfolios.
Policies and processes
  • We have community representation at the board level, either on the board itself or through a community advisory board.
  • We help senior leadership understand how to be inclusive leaders with learning approaches that emphasize reflection, iteration, and adaptability.